Archive for: May, 2009

Arona welcomes the musical 'Hansel and Gretel'

Through an initiative with Arona Council, director Miguel Angel Mendez Fernandez, aims to bring the genre of opera to an audience of children.   Entry is free however there is limited seating capacity.

Live Arico Update

Our marathon man   Chris Fleury, who manages Tramps, is planning to walk from Los Cristianos beach to the top of Mount Teide to raise much-needed funds for Live Arico on Sunday, 7th June. The 31-year-old expects his marathon slog to take three days and is looking for sponsors. If you or your business can […]

Tenerife suffer Hercules hiccup

THERE are days when it all just falls into to place like a perfectly-executed A-Team plan. It would have come as no surprise to me if Tenerife coach Josa Oltra had snuck on a pair of leather gloves, put on a tan jacket and sparked up a massive Lardy after the win over Real Murcia. […]

The Palms and The Swan capture the main honours

In the Yellow League The Swan, having already clinched the title, ensured another undefeated campaign with a 7-3 win at Legends. The Brum made it a hat-trick of wins with success over Rat Pack, and they claimed the silver, with Delicias La Cana taking third spot.Three sides could still take the spoils in the Red […]

Top teams have that class factor

The top five sides have put clear daylight between themselves and the pack after some impressive wins last Friday.     Bar 180 still lead the way after another away victory. Bar Nauta A were the latest victims but the lead is now just a point.     Exiles Bar whitewashed Target A, as did […]

Pir�mides de G��mar

The group from Thomas Cook U.K. had spent a few days in Tenerife, on a familiarisation visit housed in the best hotels on the island and visiting the most emblematic places.   The objective of their visit was to help them promote Tenerife as a holiday destination, to the British public.

School�s a winner

The Mayor and city councillor for the Environment of the municipality of Arona, Jose Alberto Gonzalez Reveron and Antonio Sosa, respectively, visited last week the Institute of Secondary Education of Las Galletas.     The group 4ºB were the winners of the contest, which consisted of the development of a video, whose theme focused on […]

New food bank for the needy

The inaugural event was also attended by the bishop of the Diocese, Bernardo Alvarez, who blessed the new facilities; as well as representatives of the regional administration and the volunteers who working at the food bank.     Valido commented, "it is always good to have an entity with these characteristics, with those who work […]

British Consul arrives, with a song in his heart

And Matthew Vickers, recently-appointed British Consul to the Canary Islands, is adamant his department is “more than a glorified passport office”. The 37-year-old, Spanish-speaking bachelor admits: “Even though we do deal with a lot of emergency passports, we certainly do far more than just that.”Canarian Weekly visited Matthew during the opening of the new office […]

Tenerife gets ready to celebrate Corpus Christi

The streets of La Orotava become the perfect canvas where real art work is built up. In the town, the big day is the Infraoctava of the Corpus on Thursday, June 18th. Early in the morning, the residents make these magnificent carpets over the pavements of the old town, while in the Town Hall Square, […]

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